In his time with the Chicago Police Department, Jon Burge was commended, then condemned, and finally fired.
Sgt. Xavier Elizondo’s attorney filed motions last week to sever him from Officer David Salgado as co-defendants and to suppress wiretap evidence.
In an unusual scene in court, Labar “Bro Man” Spann complained to a judge Monday about one of his lawyers: “I ain’t talked to him in seven months.”
Angel Castillo, the organizing director for Unite Here Local 1, said the hotel employees the union represents are “the face of this city.”
The consent decree will be enforced by a federal judge. It has no expiration date and will be overseen by an independent monitor.
Northwestern’s Max Schanzenbach and Kyle Rozema of the University of Chicago examined 50,000 misconduct complaints against officers 2002 to 2014.
Prosecutors say the two officers gave the contact information of traffic crash victims to an attorney referral service in exchange for money.
The new procedure, part of a court-ordered consent decree, is expected to take effect in July 2019, according to the state attorney general’s office.
Mayor leaves behind a complicated record on schools, finances and safety.
The video released Tuesday shows the shirtless Chicago cop in a scuffle just days after he was acquitted of battery charges in an earlier fight.
Despite a Hazel Crest police statement that CPD’s Brandon Krueger was the victim, no one has been charged with attempting to rob him on Aug. 29, 2017.
Last year, CPD deployed about 1,300 additional officers over the fall holiday weekend, which saw seven people killed and another 35 wounded.
Eddie Johnson said police leaders had spoken with local activists who assured him their potential protest plans would be carried out peacefully.